róng to hold; to contain; to allow

Made up of [ valley; grain radical 150, mián roof radical 40]

Note

Can be thought as retaining grain (gu) under a roof
Number of strokes 10

Related characters


Using mián : ān (peace) tā (it) bǎo (jewel) fù (rich) hán (cold) shí (real) zāi (disaster) zì (letter) gōng (palace) song (Song) yuàn (courtyard) yí (proper) kè (customer) xué (cave) jiā (house) guān (official) dìng (to set)

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Proverbs

谈何容易 tán hé róng yì Not as easy as it seemed
一山不容二虎 yī shān bù róng èr hǔ Two equally talented or able employees do not work well together

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The peony is a frequent art motif in China. It is considered one of the best flowers of Spring and was much loved by Empress Wu Zetian.
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